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On episode 7 of the Take Me to the World Musical Theatre Podcast I talk about The I Want Song; one of my favourite types of song in musical theatre. I go into what the I want song is, why is used, and a few different types of the I want song.
Where to Listen to Episode 7?
If you haven’t heard it yet you can listen to Episode 7 on Podcasts.com
You can also listen and subscribe to the Take Me to the World Musical Theatre Podcast on your favourite podcast app or website below.
Albums (On Spotify) For The Shows I Mention in This Episode
Disney’s The Little Mermaid (Movie Soundtrack). There is also The Original Broadway Cast Recording of The Little Mermaid (which I haven’t listened to.
Don’t forget about my playlist It’s Broadway, Bitch! A playlist that has over 2000 songs from stage musicals (adult language is used in some songs so nsfw).
Resources – Videos
These are links on Just Watch for the following movie versions of the musicals I talked about in this episode. Just Watch will have links to where you can watch these movies on various online and streaming sites.
Resources – Websites and Apps
Company. There is an upcoming Broadway run of Company (similar to the West End production a couple years ago). In this version the role of Bobby will be played by a woman, and I also believe they’re making one of the married couples a same-sex couple. I love the fact this musical is getting a modern update like this.
Hamilton Musical the official website where to get tickets for all current/upcoming productions of Hamilton.
Little Shop of Horrors.There is currently an Off-Broadway production of this musical starring Jonathan Groff, Tammy Blanchard and Christian Borle. Tickets are available until January 2020, but I really hope this production will head to Broadway.
Reddit Musical Thread.This is a great place to go if you want to talk about musicals, or get recommendations on shows to check out.
Broadway Musical Home. This is an amazing website for any musical lover. They have an alphabetical list of over 300 musicals, and you can look up musicals by different categories like “based on a book” and “based on real life.” For anyone or any theatre company looking to put on a musicals you can check out the Rights page, where you can find where to get the rights to put on a variety of musicals.
Playbill has listing for shows (musicals and plays) in New York, London and National Tours.
Today Tix is an App for both iOS and Android. You can use the app to buy cheap, same day tickets for shows in cities like New York, London, Toronto, Chicago, and more. I used this app with great success in London and highly recommend it. Please note: Hamilton is not on TodayTix. The only way to win Hamilton lottery tickets is through the official Hamilton website or App.
Use the Code JGZYL to save £10 (or $10) on your first order with Today Tix.
Had you head of The I Want song before? What’s your favourite I Want Song from a musical.